Areas of Study

The master’s education program in speech-language pathology at Texas Christian University is accredited by the Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, 220 Research Boulevard, #310, Rockville, MD, 20850, (800) 498-2071 or (301) 296-5700.

We offer graduate program tours that are led by current graduate students who give you an insider’s perspective on our program, facilities, and curriculum. Available dates for fall 2018 are 9/7/18, 9/21/18, 10/5/18, 10/19/18, 11/16/18, and 11/30/18. To schedule a tour, please contact Courtney Jameson at C.JAMESON@tcu.edu.

Program Completion rate

Class Completed Within Expected Timeframe Completed Later than Expected Not Completed Students Completing Program
2015-2017 20 0 0 100%
2014-2016 19 0 1 95%
2013-2015 20 0 0 100%

Praxis Examination Pass Rates

Class Taking Exam Passing Exam Pass Rate
2015-2017 20 20 100%
2014-2016 19 19 100%
2013-2015 20 20 100%

Employment Rate in Profession

Class Graduates Finding Employment
2015-2017 20 100%
2014-2016 19 100%
2013-2015 20 100%

A minor in communication sciences and disorders is offered to undergraduate students wishing to enhance their knowledge of speech-language pathology (COMS) or the habilitation of the deaf and hard of hearing (COMD). A total of 18 credit hours is required, which must include COSD 10303 Survey of Communication Disorders (3) and COSD 10343 Basic Sign Language (3). The remaining credit hours must be approved by a health sciences advisor in the Academic Resource Center. Of those remaining credit hours, six must be at the 3000 level or above. Students must receive a grade of C or higher in all COSD courses in order for the course to count toward the minor or as a prerequisite for subsequent courses.

Speech-Language Pathology

Students pursuing a COSD minor with an emphasis in Speech-Language Pathology (COMS) must also choose 12 credit hours from the following coursework:

  • COSD 20303 Speech & Hearing Science (3)
  • COSD 20324 Clinical Methods (4)
  • COSD 20333 Phonetics (3)
  • COSD 20503 Anatomy & Physiology of Speech & Hearing (3)
  • COSD 30324 Speech Sound Disorders (4)
  • COSD 30334 Language Development (4)
  • COSD 30343 Aural Rehabilitation (3)
  • COSD 30363 Audiology (3)
  • COSD 30373 Language Disorders (3)
  • COSD 40343 Neurological Substrates (3)
  • COSD 50323 Counseling Special Populations (3)

Habilitation of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing

Students pursuing a COSD minor with an emphasis in Habilitation of the Deaf & Hard of Hearing (COMD) must also choose 12 credit hours from the following coursework:

  • COSD 20343 Intermediate Sign Language (3)
  • COSD 30353 Teaching Elementary School Subjects to DHH Children (3)
  • COSD 30383 American Sign Language 1 (3)
  • COSD 30393 Language Development of DHH (3)
  • COSD 40323 Advanced Language Development for DHH (3)
  • COSD 40333 Teaching Speech to People with Hearing Loss (3)
  • COSD 40383 American Sign Language 2 (3)
  • COSD 50323 Counseling Special Populations (3)